Assistant Merchandiser

Assistant Merchandiser
Employer: Tate Enterprises Ltd
Salary: £23,000 per annum plus great benefits
Location: London - Tate Britain, Millbank

Tate Enterprises Ltd. is the trading arm of Tate. Its chief areas of operation are retailing on four sites, publishing (both Tate exhibition catalogues and general art books, as well as illustrated children’s books), product development, picture library and licensing.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Tate Enterprises’s busy and dynamic Merchandise team and to contribute to the growing and successful department. It’s the Merchandise team’s challenge to manage stock in order to hit financial targets such as sales, profit and stock turn and to make sure the stock is in the right place at the right time. From reports and data, you will be expected to identify any opportunities for sales and any risks to stock and profits. The Assistant Merchandiser will report to the Merchandise manager.

To be successful you will have to had a least a year’s experience in a busy merchandise department, to be self-motivated with excellent attention to detail and have a positive approach to a varied workload. You will need to demonstrate a good working knowledge of MS Excel and be an organised, effective multi-tasker.

Our ideal candidate will:
• be an excellent team worker with fantastic communication skills
• thrive in a deadline driven, fast-paced environment
• hold strong analytical ability and planning skills
• have capacity to work well to targets
• have amazing time management and prioritisation skills
• work well under pressure
• enjoy working with a variety of people across the business
• have strong commercial awareness about the retail industry

The ideal candidate will also uphold Tate’s vision to champion art and its role in society and Tate Enterprises’s mission to maximise profit through its activities to be returned to Tate and extend the value of Tate’s brand.

If this sounds like you, we’d really love to hear from you!

We offer great benefits, staff training, performance and service awards, great discounts in our shops and catering outlets, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle scheme and free entry to exhibitions for our employees and their friends and family.

Interviews scheduled for 11th to 15th June 2015.

As a member of the Disability Confident Scheme, we interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy. Our jobs are like our galleries, open to all. Tate Enterprises is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tate and covenants all profits to support Tate’s work and collection.

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